On completion of the 2 days you will be passed a Log Book with a listing of Projects & Assignments for you complete and submit to ILDANA. Course is made up of: i. Total of 40 hrs classroom training ii. Log book 110 hrs of self-directed tutorials and assignments. (This log book to be passed to ILDANA approx 4 weeks after exams have taken place).
Content for the 5 days in classroom is detailed below:
1: Electricity and Electrons. Effects of Electricity, Heating, Magnetic and Chemical. Ohms Law, Resistors in Series and Parallel including practical work, Kirchoff’s Current and Voltage Laws. Electrical Terms and Units.
2: AC and DC Voltage, RMS, Frequency, Waveforms, Capacitance, Farad, Circuits, Time Constant, Reactance. Inductance, Henries, Circuits, Reactance.
3: Magnetism, Right-hand Rule, Magnetic Field and Flux, AC Motor Operation, DOL, Star-Delta, Testing of Motors. Wire-up Control and Power Circuits to Operate a DOL Single-Phase Motor.
4: Control Circuits, Relay, Contactor, Graphic Symbols, Hold-On/Latch, Overload Relay. Structure of a Circuit.
5: Electrical Safety; Legal and Technical Management and Standards, Hazards, Fires, LockOut / TagOut, Fatalities, Injuries, Earthing and Bonding,RCD, MCB, Fuses, Distribution Boards, Safety Tips. Types of Overcurrent Faults. Safety features right throughout the course. PLUS: Electrical Drawings: 3-Types, in-depth of Schematic, Reference Letters, Fault-finding and Trouble-Shooting, Panel and Plant Issues, Power Factor: Theory, Implications and Correction Programmable Logic Controllers: Features, PSU and I/O Electrical Panels: Building Convention, Design and Layout VSD / Inverters: Features, Construction, Pros and Cons Power Supply Units: Construction, Operation, O/P Waveform
On successful completion of this course participants are awarded QQI 6N5377 / NFQ Level 6 (usually 8 – 10 weeks after completing course)
For this practical hands-on course each participant is supplied with the following:
Places are limited to 6 per course.
- Box of tools
- Cables / Flex
- All components along with
- A set of notes